Second-year member of NOLA Gold. Moved from center to flanker this season. Played for Ohio Aviators of PRO Rugby in 2016. Was first exposed to rugby while studying abroad during his junior year at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, and played with Pittsburgh RFC the next fall. Has a bachelor’s degree from Washington & Jefferson, where he played football and hockey, and a master’s from Cleveland State University. All-state hockey player and all-conference selection in football and baseball at Padua Franciscan High School in Parma, Ohio.